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The organization “people for the ethical treatment of animals” (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA) responded to the statements of fighters of the mixed style (MMA) Irishman Conor McGregor and American Donald Serrone. Relevant post, which shamed athletes’, published in Twitter-account of the organization.
“Only a coward would brag about wearing clothes made from dead animals, which probably had been skinned alive!” — reads the appeal of the organization.
At a press conference dedicated to the tournament ultimate fighting championship (UFC) on January 19 athletes exchanged jokes about the fact that their clothes probably will provoke PETA. Serron arrived at the event in a jacket and skins of Python and rattlesnake.
The duel between serron and McGregor will take place in the Welterweight division and will be the main event of UFC 246. The tournament will also perform Russian Alexey Oleinik. The Russian heavyweight will face American Maurice Greene.
PETA is not the first time react to the behavior of UFC fighters. So in September 2019, the organization condemned the actions of Russian Habib Nurmagomedov: in the Internet appeared the video, where the soldier, being still a child, struggling with the bear.
Video, photo All from Russia.